Cadet's public service award

PUBLISHED: 10:30 12 January 2006 | UPDATED: 09:24 06 May 2010

AN ARMY cadet has been presented with a public service award. Cadet Colour Sergeant Laura Outram, 17, from Stevenage, received her BTEC award in public services at a ceremony at cadet headquarters in Hertford. The award is nationally recognised and invol

AN ARMY cadet has been presented with a public service award.

Cadet Colour Sergeant Laura Outram, 17, from Stevenage, received her BTEC award in public services at a ceremony at cadet headquarters in Hertford.

The award is nationally recognised and involves individual work outside normal cadet duties, including a project on the Services and preparing a CV and a presentation along with attending a mock interview.

Laura, who joined the cadets in September 2001 and has recently completed an instructors course, assists with running the Stevenage South Detachment in Valley Way.

With an age range of 13 to 18 years old, the army cadet force is a national voluntary youth movement.

Sponsored by the Army, it works across all environments and cultures, providing challenging, adventurous community activities to over 43,000 young people.

o For more information about Hertfordshire Army Cadet Force call Major Peter Barlow on 01992 582423 during office hours.

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